As of June 1, Google has ended its unlimited free storage policy for Google Photos.
The time has finally come: Google Photos has ended its unlimited free storage policy for photos and videos. As of June 1, any new photos and videos you upload will count toward the free 15GB of storage that comes with every Google account. But don’t worry: The photos or videos you uploaded before then won’t be part of the cap. And Google has added a new free tool to help you manage your storage quota.
The move, announced in November, is meant to encourage people to sign up for Google’s storage subscription service, Google One. Google One plans start at $2 a month in the US for 100GB of storage and other features, like Google Store discounts.
Here’s what you need to know about what the change means for you, including how to manage your Google Photos storage, subscribe to Google One and more.
Any photos and videos you backed up in Google Photos before the June 1 deadline will be considered free and exempt from the storage limit. Though that…